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Canada routs Russia at women's world hockey championship

Team Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser celebrates with teammates Jocelyne Larocque and Rebecca Johnston.

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Canada thumped Russia 14-1 at the women's world hockey championship.

Captain Hayley Wickenheiser scored a hat trick, while Natalie Spooner and Meghan Agosta each scored twice in Canada's final round-robin game in Pool A.

Caroline Ouellette, Laura Fortino, Lauriane Rougeau, Gillian Apps, Rebecca Johnston, Jayna Hefford and Jennifer Wakefield also scored for the Canadians, who improved to 2-1.

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Angelina Goncharenko scored Russia's lone goal.

Charline Labonte faced just seven shots in Canada's net.

The Canadians awaited the result of a later game between the U.S. and Finland to determine their ranking in the pool.

The top two teams in the pool advance to the semi-finals, while the bottom two play in the quarter-finals.

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